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Wind Advisory

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LA CROSSE WI
326 PM CDT WED APR 1 2015

...STRONG SOUTH WINDS ACROSS THE AREA AT MID AFTERNOON...

.AS OF 315 PM...WINDS ACROSS SOUTHEAST MINNESOTA AND NORTHEAST
IOWA WERE MOSTLY 20 TO 30 WITH GUSTS OF 35 TO 45 MPH. SOME PEAK
GUSTS AROUND 3 PM INCLUDED 48 MPH AT PRESTON MINNESOTA AND 45 MPH
AT OELWEIN IOWA.

STRONG SOUTH WINDS OF 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS OF 40 TO 50 MPH ARE
GOING CONTINUE ACROSS THE AREA THROUGH 5 PM...THEN BEGIN TO
DECREASE AS A COLD FRONT APPROACHES. LIGHT-WEIGHT AND HIGH PROFILE
VEHICLES MAY HAVE PROBLEMS DRIVING ON EAST-WEST ORIENTED ROADS
TODAY. THE WINDS WILL CONTINUE TO DECREASE THROUGH THE EVENING.

IAZ008>010-018-019-029-MNZ086-087-094-095-012300-
/O.CON.KARX.WI.Y.0002.000000T0000Z-150401T2300Z/
MITCHELL-HOWARD-WINNESHIEK-FLOYD-CHICKASAW-FAYETTE-DODGE-OLMSTED-
MOWER-FILLMORE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...DECORAH...CHARLES CITY...OELWEIN...
ROCHESTER...AUSTIN
326 PM CDT WED APR 1 2015

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CDT THIS EVENING...

* STRONG WINDS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH 5 PM THEN BEGIN TO DECREASE.

* SOUTH WINDS OF 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS OF 40 TO 50 MPH CAN BE
  EXPECTED.

* LIGHT-WEIGHT AND HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES MAY HAVE DIFFICULTY
  DRIVING ON EAST WEST ORIENTED ROADS DUE TO THE STRONG WINDS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND ADVISORY MEANS THAT SUSTAINED WINDS OF 30 MPH OR HIGHER...
OR GUSTS OVER 45 MPH...ARE EXPECTED. WINDS THIS STRONG CAN MAKE
DRIVING DIFFICULT...ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES. USE
EXTRA CAUTION.

&&

$$
RRS



Fire Weather Watch

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LA CROSSE WI
300 PM CDT WED APR 1 2015

...CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS THIS AFTERNOON...

.STRONG SOUTH WINDS OF 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUST OF 40 TO 50 MPH...
COMBINED WITH AFTERNOON RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES BETWEEN 25 AND
30 PERCENT...WILL CREATE CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS. FIRES
WILL START EASILY AND SPREAD QUICKLY THIS AFTERNOON. AVOID ALL
OUTDOOR BURNING THE REST OF THE AFTERNOON.

A COLD FRONT MOVING THROUGH TONIGHT WILL USHER ANOTHER VERY DRY
AIRMASS INTO THE AREA FOR THURSDAY. WINDS THURSDAY AFTERNOON ARE
EXPECTED TO BE 15 TO 25 MPH...WITH HUMIDITIES AGAIN IN THE 20 TO
25 PERCENT RANGE. A FIRE WEATHER WATCH HAS BEEN ISSUED FOR
SOUTHEAST MINNESOTA FOR LATE THURSDAY MORNING AND THURSDAY
AFTERNOON.

MNZ079-086>088-094>096-020400-
/O.NEW.KARX.FW.A.0002.150402T1500Z-150403T0000Z/
/O.CON.KARX.FW.W.0001.000000T0000Z-150402T0000Z/
WABASHA-DODGE-OLMSTED-WINONA-MOWER-FILLMORE-HOUSTON-
300 PM CDT WED APR 1 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING
FOR STRONG WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTHEAST
MINNESOTA AND NORTHEAST IOWA...
...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY MORNING THROUGH
THURSDAY EVENING FOR BRISK WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITIES...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LA CROSSE HAS ISSUED A FIRE
WEATHER WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY MORNING THROUGH
THURSDAY EVENING.

* RED FLAG WARNING UNTIL 7 PM THIS EVENING...FIRE WEATHER WATCH
  FROM 10 AM TO 7 PM THURSDAY.

* PLAN ON SOUTH WINDS OF 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS OF 40 TO 50 MPH
  THE REST OF THIS AFTERNOON. WEST WINDS OF 15 TO 25 MPH AND GUSTY
  ARE EXPECTED LATE THURSDAY MORNING AND AFTERNOON.

* MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITIES WILL DIP TO NEAR 25 PERCENT THIS
  AFTERNOON AND 20 TO 25 PERCENT THURSDAY AFTERNOON.

* HIGH TEMPERATURES WILL BE IN THE 70S THIS AFTERNOON AND 60 TO 65
  THURSDAY.

* UNDER THESE CONDITIONS...FIRES WILL START EASILY AND SPREAD
  QUICKLY THIS AFTERNOON AND ON THURSDAY. AVOID ALL OUTDOOR
  BURNING THROUGH 7 PM AND AGAIN ON THURSDAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE EITHER OCCURRING NOW...OR WILL SHORTLY. A COMBINATION OF
STRONG WINDS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AND WARM TEMPERATURES WILL
CREATE EXPLOSIVE FIRE GROWTH POTENTIAL.

A FIRE WEATHER WATCH MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE FORECAST TO OCCUR. LISTEN FOR LATER FORECASTS AND POSSIBLE
RED FLAG WARNINGS.

&&

$$



Red Flag Warning

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LA CROSSE WI
300 PM CDT WED APR 1 2015

...CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS THIS AFTERNOON...

.STRONG SOUTH WINDS OF 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUST OF 40 TO 50 MPH...
COMBINED WITH AFTERNOON RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES BETWEEN 25 AND
30 PERCENT...WILL CREATE CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS. FIRES
WILL START EASILY AND SPREAD QUICKLY THIS AFTERNOON. AVOID ALL
OUTDOOR BURNING THE REST OF THE AFTERNOON.

A COLD FRONT MOVING THROUGH TONIGHT WILL USHER ANOTHER VERY DRY
AIRMASS INTO THE AREA FOR THURSDAY. WINDS THURSDAY AFTERNOON ARE
EXPECTED TO BE 15 TO 25 MPH...WITH HUMIDITIES AGAIN IN THE 20 TO
25 PERCENT RANGE. A FIRE WEATHER WATCH HAS BEEN ISSUED FOR
SOUTHEAST MINNESOTA FOR LATE THURSDAY MORNING AND THURSDAY
AFTERNOON.

MNZ079-086>088-094>096-020400-
/O.NEW.KARX.FW.A.0002.150402T1500Z-150403T0000Z/
/O.CON.KARX.FW.W.0001.000000T0000Z-150402T0000Z/
WABASHA-DODGE-OLMSTED-WINONA-MOWER-FILLMORE-HOUSTON-
300 PM CDT WED APR 1 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING
FOR STRONG WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTHEAST
MINNESOTA AND NORTHEAST IOWA...
...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY MORNING THROUGH
THURSDAY EVENING FOR BRISK WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITIES...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LA CROSSE HAS ISSUED A FIRE
WEATHER WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY MORNING THROUGH
THURSDAY EVENING.

* RED FLAG WARNING UNTIL 7 PM THIS EVENING...FIRE WEATHER WATCH
  FROM 10 AM TO 7 PM THURSDAY.

* PLAN ON SOUTH WINDS OF 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS OF 40 TO 50 MPH
  THE REST OF THIS AFTERNOON. WEST WINDS OF 15 TO 25 MPH AND GUSTY
  ARE EXPECTED LATE THURSDAY MORNING AND AFTERNOON.

* MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITIES WILL DIP TO NEAR 25 PERCENT THIS
  AFTERNOON AND 20 TO 25 PERCENT THURSDAY AFTERNOON.

* HIGH TEMPERATURES WILL BE IN THE 70S THIS AFTERNOON AND 60 TO 65
  THURSDAY.

* UNDER THESE CONDITIONS...FIRES WILL START EASILY AND SPREAD
  QUICKLY THIS AFTERNOON AND ON THURSDAY. AVOID ALL OUTDOOR
  BURNING THROUGH 7 PM AND AGAIN ON THURSDAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE EITHER OCCURRING NOW...OR WILL SHORTLY. A COMBINATION OF
STRONG WINDS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AND WARM TEMPERATURES WILL
CREATE EXPLOSIVE FIRE GROWTH POTENTIAL.

A FIRE WEATHER WATCH MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE FORECAST TO OCCUR. LISTEN FOR LATER FORECASTS AND POSSIBLE
RED FLAG WARNINGS.

&&

$$



Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LA CROSSE WI
935 AM CDT WED APR 1 2015

IAZ008>010-018-019-029-MNZ079-086-087-094-095-021100-
MITCHELL-HOWARD-WINNESHIEK-FLOYD-CHICKASAW-FAYETTE-WABASHA-DODGE-
OLMSTED-MOWER-FILLMORE-
935 AM CDT WED APR 1 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF NORTHEAST IOWA
AND SOUTHEAST MINNESOTA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

STRONG SOUTH WINDS OF 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS OF 40 TO 50 MPH
WILL OCCUR THIS AFTERNOON. A WIND ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM
TO 6 PM.

CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED DURING THE
AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING. A RED FLAG WARNING IS IN EFFECT FROM
1 PM TO 7 PM.

THUNDERSTORMS WILL OCCUR TONIGHT AS A COLD FRONT MOVES ACROSS THE
REGION. SOME OF THE STRONGER STORMS COULD PRODUCE SOME GUSTY
WINDS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

ELEVATED FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE POSSIBLE THURSDAY AFTERNOON.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION SHOULD NOT BE NEEDED.

.EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT COORDINATION...

NO WEBINAR IS SCHEDULED.

$$



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